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A “Real” Yahoo! of a Price War!

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According to Wired.com – Internet powerhouse Yahoo is introducing an online music subscription service that will enable consumers to download thousands of songs onto their portable MP3 players for $60 annually, undercutting the prices of the current industry leaders by more than 60 percent.   The Sunnyvale-based company planned to unveil “Yahoo Music Unlimited” Wednesday […]

Ringtone

Beyond Ringtones

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Last night I attended a networking event, put together by Ashley Heather and James Joice of MoMeMo, where Thomas Gewecke, SVP Global Digital Business Group, Sony BMG Music Entertainment was giving the keynote address.  It was followed by a panel discussion which included Himesh Bhise, VP/GM of AOL Mobile, Matt Rowlen, VP Biz Dev at […]

FCC

Capture the Broadcast Flag

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“What’s next … washing machines?” asked Judge Harry T. Edwards in a strongly worded decision by a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia.  They unanimously agreed that the Federal Communications Commission overstepped its authority in adopting the rule stating, “In the seven decades of its existence, the FCC […]

Google

Google and Google’s Evil Twin … a Paradox!

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About half of Google’s staff works on identifying and delivering relevant results based upon keyword search strings entered by users.  The actual Google search algorithm is a well kept “trade secret.” However, many find consensus in the notion that in the “post Florida update” era, Google still ranks pages by counting the number links back […]

VoIP

A morbid thought about about Phone Service

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People love predictions.  Some cable networks exist solely by airing pundits who are supposed to tell us how the future will unfold.  Personally, I hate predictions.  Not because they are usually wrong – I say and think lots of stuff that’s wrong.  I hate them because they are the best way to seriously mislead.  We […]